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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Yemi Osinbajo: Grand corruption, obstacle to development

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that grand corruption remained the most endemic obstacle stifling Nigeria’s development.

Youth Olympics: Federal government warns Team Nigeria against doping

The Federal Government and Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) have advised members of Team Nigeria travelling for the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aries, Argentina to stay away from doping offences.
President Buhari accompanied by his wife Aisha arrives New York ahead of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly on 23rd Sep 2018 3

PDP challenges Muhammadu Buhari to investigate wife over alleged N2.5 billion scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to show his zero tolerance for corruption by instigating an open inquest into the N2.5 billion scandal, involving First Lady, Aisha Buhari.
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Man arrested for sexually assaulting woman on flight

A Texas man Alfredo Vela IV has been arrested and charged with sexual battery after a passenger accused him of inappropriately touching her on a Southwest flight from Houston, Texas, to Nashville, Tennessee, Sunday night.

DPR to prosecute erring filling stations, LPG retailers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will soon start to prosecute defaulting petrol stations and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) retailers in Ogun.
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PDP: We’ll keep exposing President Buhari’s government

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to keep on exposing the alleged ills of the All Progressives Congress (APC) government.

Nigerian Army holds qualifying exams for officers in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) said on Sunday that a total of 313 of its officers in the rank of majors and captains across Army formations in the country will be sitting for the senior staff course qualifying examination this year.
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Premier League managers get OK to use handheld devices

The rule was adopted by footballs' lawmaking body IFAB in March and instituted at the World Cup this summer, and now the Premier League, Football Association, English Football League and Scottish Football Association have updated their rules as well.
Mexico's President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a press conference at the party's headquarters in Mexico City on July 14, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - PEDRO PARDO

Mexico’s Lopex Obrador floats idea of new relationship in letter to Donald Trump

Mexico's incoming president on Sunday said he had floated the idea of a new relationship between the neighboring countries in a letter to US President Donald Trump.
With Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leading the way, President Donald Trump has been putting his imprint on the federal judiciary for generations to come - AP

Protesters taunt US Senator McConnell over migrant babies

Protesters confronted U.S Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he was leaving a restaurant in his home state on Saturday, The Hill and The Courier Journal have reported.

PDP to immortalise Adamu Ciroma, Alex Ekwueme, Solomon Lar, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it was going to immortalise late Adamu Ciroma, Alex Ekwueme, Solomon Lar and other deceased founding fathers of the party.

2019: My ambition not a do-or-die affair – Kabiru Turaki

Former Minister of Special Duties and Inter Governmental Relations and 2019 Presidential aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, has said his ambition was not a do-or-die affair but one taken in the interest of Nigeria and Nigerians.
The policy slammed into a series of brick walls — insufficient space for incarcerating families crossing the border, strict legal limits on how children can be detained and backlash against separating them from their parents. Andres Leighton | AP Photo.jpg

US reunites 522 children removed under ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy

The United States Homeland Security Department said late Saturday the government had reunited 522 children separated from adults as part of a “Zero Tolerance” initiative and plans to reunite another 16 children over the next 24 hours.

Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka urged father to address family separation

US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump urged her father to end family separations on the US-Mexico border, US media reported.

US separates 2,000 children from families at Mexico border

Almost 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or legal guardians at the US-Mexico border since a highly criticised "zero tolerance" immigration policy came into place, according to US officials.

UN repatriates 46 Ghanaian peacekeepers accused of sexual harassment in South Sudan

The UN mission said investigations conducted by the Office of Internal Oversight Services, an independent office within the UN established that some members of the FPU were in fact involved in transactional sex with women under their protection.

Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations

Ivanka Trump is facing an online backlash for tweeting what one critic called a “tone deaf” photo of herself cuddling her son as outrage grows over a federal government policy to separate the children of undocumented migrants from their parents.

May Day: Organised Labour must be realistic in agitations – Governor Ambode

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday charged the Organised Labour to be realistic and reasonable in their agitations and struggle for better wages.

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Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
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David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.

Teleology takes over 9Mobile

Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.